This symposium is the culmination of a fruitful collaboration between the OECD and ERIA on the topic of GVCs. It will bring forth new insights from OECD work in the region as well as new recommendations from the Comprehensive Asia Development Plan 2.0 prepared by ERIA.
The OECD will convene its 6th Workshop on Regional trade agreements and the environment on 10 June 2016, at the OECD Headquarters. The focus of the workshop will be on chapters of regional trade agreement (RTAs) that are concerned mainly with issues other than the environment, such as market access, investment, or government procurement, TBT, regulatory coherence or dispute settlement.
Given the important role that trade and investment can play in increasing productivity, strengthening innovation, increasing wages and improving working conditions, current low trade growth and below average FDI flows are worrying. This paper provides a series of recommendations to ensure that trade and investment stimulate economic growth to the fullest extent possible.
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All raw data for the OECD's Inventory of Export Restrictions on Raw Materials
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Report on the OECD expert workshop on measuring environmentally adjusted agricultural total factor productivity and its determinants
Responses to the Survey on Environment and Officially Supported Export Credits.
Is there a role for trade liberalisation and facilitation in zeroing in on corruption and supporting integrity in trade? Yes – and a greater one than you might think.
Ministers of Agriculture from OECD countries and partner economies around the world met at OECD headquarters in Paris on 7-8 April 2016 to discuss better policies to achieve a productive, sustainable and resilient global food system.
Recommendations on Common Approaches on Environment and Officially Supported Export Credits
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Policy recommendations on agriculture and climate change mitigation and adaptation from OECD, last updated April 2016.